POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL:<br />
This Week In Politics

POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL:
This Week In Politics

by Zerlina Maxwell

Another look at the political week that was... ●      Only time will tell whether President Obama’s… Read More

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Black Students Overwhelmingly Affected by Chicago Public Schools’ Proposed Closures<br />

[ENOUGH]
Black Students Overwhelmingly Affected by Chicago Public Schools’ Proposed Closures

by Rod McCullom

Nine out of 10 of the Chicago Public School students potentially  Read More

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Poor Heterosexuals at Risk for HIV Infection

by #teamEBONY

Some 2.3 percent of 8,500 poor heterosexuals living in… Read More

Johnny Williams

Wrongly Convicted Man "Happy" After 14 Years in Prison

by #teamEBONY

Johnny Williams spent 14 years in prison for an attempted rape he never committed. On Friday, a judge overturned… Read More

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Chicago's Gang Culture Remixed

[ENOUGH]
Chicago's Gang Culture Remixed

by Natalie Y. Moore

When I arrived at Howard University in the fall of 1994, I experienced culture shock.  But not the kind you’d expect from… Read More

Racism and the Death Penalty:<br />
New Evidence

Racism and the Death Penalty:
New Evidence

by Lumumba Akinwole Bandele

A significant new study finding racial bias in Harris County’s death penalty system was released today in Read More

Ghanaian Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson

Is It Time for the First Black Pope?

by #teamEBONY

On Sundays in the Ghanaian city of Cape Coast, the pews in Roman Catholic churches do something most Americans would find surprising. They… Read More

Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll

Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll Resigns

by #teamEBONY

Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll abruptly resigned amid law enforcement questions about a Florida Internet sweepstakes company at the center… Read More

Paul Ryan

GOP Budget Takes Aim at Obamacare

by #teamEBONY

House Republicans unveiled their latest budget outline on Tuesday, sticking to their plans to try to repeal so-called Obamacare,… Read More

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg

Are Women in Their Own Way?

by #teamEBONY

While Sandberg makes some valid points about women downplaying their worth or being afraid to negotiate for raises (this goes back… Read More

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